“In a process of profound importance, five Arab states in the Middle East have effectively ceased to exist over the last decade. The five states in question are Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen and Libya. 76 more words
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The scapegoating of the Jews : KSA vs Iran / Sunni vs Shiite : medieval conflict vs modern transition (with other cultural essentials intact) should probably be on the table for discussion all at once, for they seem to me inseparable issues. 138 more words
The playing in Syria of a bloody chess match — or poker with three jokers wild — has produced a humanitarian catastrophe now coldly reflected in big numbers: more than 200,000 dead; more than 9 million internally displaced and refugee. 747 more words
The WordPress.com stats” helper personnel ” prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Thank you all my followers for making 2014 a successful year! In particular, thank you for your comments, words of encouragement and the links you’ve provided to other sites. 101 more words